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Rio Olympic: U-23 Escapes Brazil, Argentina, Draws Japan

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Posted: Apr 14, 2016 at 3:13 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Chibuike Chukwu LAGOS

The U-23 national team has finally avoided the two South American super powers, Brazil and Argentina, for the group stage of the football event of the Rio Olympic Games.

At the draw held in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, Nigeria was pooled in Group B alongside Sweden, Japan and Colombia.

FULL DRAW

Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016

Group A
Brazil
South Africa
Iraq
Denmark

Group B
Sweden
Colombia
Nigeria
Japan

Group C
Fiji?
Korea Republic
Mexico
Germany

Group D
Algeria
Portugal
Honduras
Argentina

Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016

Group E
Brazil
China
Sweden
South Africa

Group F
Canada
Zimbabwe
Australia
Germany

Group G
USA
New Zealand
France
Colombia